Tuesday, June 28, 2011

June 28

June 28


Crown Prince Hussein bin Al Abdullah of Jordan   {1994} (son of King Abdullah II of Jordan)


Princess Maria Christina of the Netherlands, Princess of Oranje-Nassau, Princess of Lippe-Biesterfeld & Jorge Guillermo   {1975} [divorced 1996]

Princess Caroline of Monaco & Philippe Junot   {1978} [civil] [divorced October 9, 1980; annulled 1992)


1461   Edward IV is crowned King of England.

1519   Karl V is elected Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.

1838   Coronation of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain + Ireland.

1914   Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria and his wife, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, are assassinated in Sarajevo by young Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip, the casus belli of World War I.

1921   King Alexander I of Yugoslavia proclaimed the new constitution of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes, known thereafter as the Vidovdan Constitution.


1476   Pope Paul IV (d.1559)

1491   King Henry VIII of England (d.1547)

1641   Queen consort Maria Kazimiera of Poland, Grand Duchess consort of Lithuania (d.1716)


548   Theodora, Byzantine Empress, wife of Justinian I

572   Alboin, King of the Lombards

767   Pope Paul I

928   Louis the Blind, King of Provence + Italy, + Holy Roman Emperor
1061   Floris I, Count of Holland
1175   Prince Saint Andrei I Bogolyubsky of Vladimir-Suzdal

1194   Emperor Xiaozong of Song, Emperor of China

1385   Andronikos IV Palaiologos, Byzantine Emperor
1389   Prince Lazar Hrebeljanovic of Serbia (June 29 New Style; June 15 Old Style)

1914   Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Este, Prince Royal of Hungary + Bohemia, Duke of Modena

1914   Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg

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